Birmingham

Birmingham Alabama skyline

Birmingham

Now is a great time to add Birmingham real estate to your investment portfolio.  Birmingham home prices are currently at historically low levels. Below are just a few of the reason why you should buy investment property in Birmingham, Alabama:

  • It is one of the most affordable cities in the U.S. to live.
  • Home prices are currently at historically low levels.
  • It is one of the most important business centers in the Southeastern U.S.
  • It ranks 54th in population among the nation’s top 268 metropolitan areas.
  • The local economy is diversified with manufacturing, higher education, medical professions, and banking being among the top employers.
  • It has three universities, four junior colleges, three technical schools, & three religious training schools.
  • 46 percent of the population are renters.
  • Rental rates vs. home values allow for excellent cash flow opportunities.
  • Rental rates are on the rise.
  • Rental unit demand is currently high.

The City of Birmingham, Alabama, is a municipal corporation under the laws of the State of Alabama. Birmingham is the largest city in the state with a population currently estimated at 242,820, and a metro population of 1,079,089.

Nestled at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains at the cross-section of two major railroads, the city was once the primary industrial center of the southern United States. At the height of the nation’s manufacturing age, the city grew so fast in population, it was called the “Magic City.” Today, Birmingham has transformed itself into a medical research, banking and service-based economy, making it one of the nation’s most livable cities with a vibrant downtown, a burgeoning loft community, a world-class culinary scene and more green space per capita than any other city in the nation!

Birmingham SkylineBirmingham also boasts 99 historic neighborhoods and is often referred to as the cradle of the American Civil Rights Movement. The average (high) temperature in the city is 65°; the average low is 51°. The city is centrally located in the southeast and easily accessible to major hubs in the region.

Birmingham Stats:

  • Ranks 13th among the largest southeastern metropolitan areas
  • Represents 24 percent of Alabama’s total population
  • Represents 31 percent of Alabama’s total payroll dollars
  • Ranks 48th in population among the nation’s top 300 metropolitan areas
  • Home to 40,680 Businesses

Some of Birmingham’s Largest Employers:

University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center
Baptist Medical Centers
BellSouth
Honda Manufacturing Plant
Mercedes – Benz Manufacturing Plant
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Protective Life Insurance Headquarters
Regions Bank, NA. Headquarters
Wells Fargo Bank
BBVA Compass Bank
Alabama Power Company Headquarters
Books-A-Million Headquarters
Energen Corporation
SONAT Corporation

Local Area Attractions:

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is a large interpretive museum and research center in Birmingham, Alabama that depicts the struggles of the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s. The Institute is located in the Civil Rights District, which includes the historic 16th Street Baptist Church, Kelly Ingram Park, Fourth Avenue Business District, and the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame located in the Carver Theatre.

The Historic Alabama Theater is a movie palace in Birmingham, Alabama. It was built in 1927 by Paramount’s Publix Theatre chain as its flagship theater for the southeastern region of the United States. Seating 2,500 people at the time, it was the largest in the Birmingham Theatre district. The district was once home to a myriad of large theaters that featured vaudeville, performing arts, nickelodeons, and large first-run movie palaces. The Alabama is the only district theater still operating today. Built to show silent films, the Alabama still features its original Wurlitzer theater organ.

The Barbers Motor Sports Museum and Park iis a 740 acres multi-purpose racing facility located on the eastern fringes of Birmingham, Alabama,near Leeds. It was built by George Barber, and includes the Barber Vintage Motorsport Museum. It has been the site of the IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Alabama since 2010 season. Barber is also the home of the North American Porsche Driving School and the Kevin Schwantz Motorcycle School.

Birmingham, AL view from Railroad Park Railroad Park is a 19-acre park in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, that opened in the fall of 2010. It was designed by landscape architect Tom Leader and built by Birmingham-based Brasfield & Gorrie. The park lies immediately south of the Norfolk Southern and CSX rail lines through downtown Birmingham.

Properties In and Around Birmingham:

1515 13th Pl S

$ 155.000
1515 13th Place S, Birmingham, AL 35205 3 Br / 1.5 Ba 1518 Sq. Ft. Built 1935 SALE PRICE: $155,000 CONTACT STORMY T [more]
1515 13th Place S, Birmingham, AL 35205 3 Br / 1.5 Ba 1518 Sq. Ft. Built 1935 SALE PRICE: $155,000 CONTACT STORMY T [more]
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1532 Cleveland Ave SW

$ 16.000
1532 Cleveland Avenue SW, Birmingham, AL 35211 5 Bedrooms / 2 Half Baths 1912 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $16,00 [more]
1532 Cleveland Avenue SW, Birmingham, AL 35211 5 Bedrooms / 2 Half Baths 1912 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $16,00 [more]
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1108 14th Pl SW

$ 18.000
1108 14th Place SW, Birmingham, AL 35211 3 BR / 1 BA 1673 Sq. Ft. Built 1930 SALE PRICE: $18,000 CONTACT DAVID TODA [more]
1108 14th Place SW, Birmingham, AL 35211 3 BR / 1 BA 1673 Sq. Ft. Built 1930 SALE PRICE: $18,000 CONTACT DAVID TODA [more]
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2415 Ormond Dr

$ 93.900
Monthly Rent: $900 Annual Rent: $10,800 Check out the full proforma here: 2415 Ormond Dr Proforma Information conta [more]
Monthly Rent: $900 Annual Rent: $10,800 Check out the full proforma here: 2415 Ormond Dr Proforma Information conta [more]
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501 Seminole Dr

$ 24.000
501 Seminole Drive, Fairfield, AL 35064 4 BR / 1 BA 1856 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 SALE PRICE: $24,000 CONTACT Suzanne TOD [more]
501 Seminole Drive, Fairfield, AL 35064 4 BR / 1 BA 1856 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 SALE PRICE: $24,000 CONTACT Suzanne TOD [more]
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708 40th Street

$ 21.900
708 40th Street, Birmingham, AL 35064 2 BR / 1 BA 788 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 Rented for $650/month SALE PRICE: $21,900 [more]
708 40th Street, Birmingham, AL 35064 2 BR / 1 BA 788 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 Rented for $650/month SALE PRICE: $21,900 [more]
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129 58th Street

$ 24.900
129 58th Street, Birmingham, AL 35064 3 BR / 1 BA 982 Sq. Ft. Built 1937 Rented for $750/month SALE PRICE: $24,900 [more]
129 58th Street, Birmingham, AL 35064 3 BR / 1 BA 982 Sq. Ft. Built 1937 Rented for $750/month SALE PRICE: $24,900 [more]
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100 80th Street S

$ 69.900
100 80th Street S, Birmingham, Al 35206 4 BR / 3 BA 1856 Sq. Ft. Built 1903 Rented for $1,100/month SALE PRICE: $69 [more]
100 80th Street S, Birmingham, Al 35206 4 BR / 3 BA 1856 Sq. Ft. Built 1903 Rented for $1,100/month SALE PRICE: $69 [more]
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524 Jane Ann Cir

$ 89.900
Monthly Rent: $885 Annual Rent: $10,620 Check out the full proforma here: 524 Jane Ann Cir Proforma Information con [more]
Monthly Rent: $885 Annual Rent: $10,620 Check out the full proforma here: 524 Jane Ann Cir Proforma Information con [more]
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2813 23rd St Ensley

$ 28.900
2813 23rd St Ensley, Birmingham, AL 35208 3 BR / 2 BA 1,380 Sq. Ft. Built 1952 Rented for $750/Month SALE PRICE: $2 [more]
2813 23rd St Ensley, Birmingham, AL 35208 3 BR / 2 BA 1,380 Sq. Ft. Built 1952 Rented for $750/Month SALE PRICE: $2 [more]
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121 Lakeland Ave

$ 45.000
121 Lakeland Avenue, Bessemer, Al 35023 4 BR / 1 BA 1391 Sq. Ft. Built 1959 SALE PRICE: $45,000 CONTACT STORMY TODA [more]
121 Lakeland Avenue, Bessemer, Al 35023 4 BR / 1 BA 1391 Sq. Ft. Built 1959 SALE PRICE: $45,000 CONTACT STORMY TODA [more]
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636 Roebuck Cir

$ 86.900
Monthly Rent: $850 Annual Rent: $10,200 Check out the full proforma here: 636 Roebuck Cir Proforma Information cont [more]
Monthly Rent: $850 Annual Rent: $10,200 Check out the full proforma here: 636 Roebuck Cir Proforma Information cont [more]
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1822 15th St N

$ 24.000
1822 5th Street N, Bessemer, AL 35020 3 BR / 1 BA 1192 Sq. Ft. Built 1947 SALE PRICE: $24,000 CONTACT STORMY TODAY! [more]
1822 5th Street N, Bessemer, AL 35020 3 BR / 1 BA 1192 Sq. Ft. Built 1947 SALE PRICE: $24,000 CONTACT STORMY TODAY! [more]
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109 72nd St N

$ 9.500
109 72nd Street N, Birmingham, AL 35206 3 BR / 1 BA 1120 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $9,500 CONTACT STORMY TODAY [more]
109 72nd Street N, Birmingham, AL 35206 3 BR / 1 BA 1120 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $9,500 CONTACT STORMY TODAY [more]
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829 Candy Lane NE

$ 69.900
829 Candy Lane NE, Birmingham, AL 35215 3 BR / 2 BA 1182 Sq. Ft. Built 1980 Rented Section 8 for $840/Month SALE PR [more]
829 Candy Lane NE, Birmingham, AL 35215 3 BR / 2 BA 1182 Sq. Ft. Built 1980 Rented Section 8 for $840/Month SALE PR [more]
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2116 46th Pl Ensley

$ 19.900
2116 46th Pl Ensley, Birmingham, AL 35208 2 BR / 1 BA 1024 Sq. Ft. Built 1925 Rented Section 8 for $550/Month SALE [more]
2116 46th Pl Ensley, Birmingham, AL 35208 2 BR / 1 BA 1024 Sq. Ft. Built 1925 Rented Section 8 for $550/Month SALE [more]
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7836 Division Ave

$ 29.900
7836 Division Avenue, Birmingham, AL 35206 3 BR / 1 BA 1452 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 Rented for $695/Month SALE PRICE: $2 [more]
7836 Division Avenue, Birmingham, AL 35206 3 BR / 1 BA 1452 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 Rented for $695/Month SALE PRICE: $2 [more]
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2518 Ave K

$ 28.000
2518 Avenue K, Birmingham, AL 35218 2 BR / 1 BA 1008 Sq. Ft. Built 1940 Rented Section 8 for $600/Month SALE PRICE: [more]
2518 Avenue K, Birmingham, AL 35218 2 BR / 1 BA 1008 Sq. Ft. Built 1940 Rented Section 8 for $600/Month SALE PRICE: [more]
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2713 Sher Tom Rd

$ 56.000
2713 Sher Tom Road, Adamsville, AL 35005 2 BR / 2 BA 1643 Sq. Ft. Built 1958 SALE PRICE: $56,000 CONTACT STORMY TOD [more]
2713 Sher Tom Road, Adamsville, AL 35005 2 BR / 2 BA 1643 Sq. Ft. Built 1958 SALE PRICE: $56,000 CONTACT STORMY TOD [more]
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1310 Anglia Cir

$ 96.900
Monthly Rent: $950 Annual Rent: $11,400 Check out the full proforma here: 1310 Anglia Cir Proforma Information cont [more]
Monthly Rent: $950 Annual Rent: $11,400 Check out the full proforma here: 1310 Anglia Cir Proforma Information cont [more]
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911 7th Street

$ 13.900
911 7th Street, Birmingham, AL 35228 2 BR / 1 BA 900 Sq. Ft. Built 1945 SALE PRICE: $12,500 CONTACT DAVID TODAY!! ( [more]
911 7th Street, Birmingham, AL 35228 2 BR / 1 BA 900 Sq. Ft. Built 1945 SALE PRICE: $12,500 CONTACT DAVID TODAY!! ( [more]
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4348 Sunnybrook Dr

$ 34.900
4348 Sunnybrook Drive, Montgomery, AL 36108 3 BR / 2 BA                     1,596 Sq. Ft Built in 1967 SALE PRICE: [more]
4348 Sunnybrook Drive, Montgomery, AL 36108 3 BR / 2 BA                     1,596 Sq. Ft Built in 1967 SALE PRICE: [more]
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1169 Five Mile Road

$ 54.900
1169 Five Mile Road, Birmingham, AL 35215 3 BR / 1 BA SALE PRICE: $54,900 CONTACT HELEN TODAY!! (205) 377-7272  [more]
1169 Five Mile Road, Birmingham, AL 35215 3 BR / 1 BA SALE PRICE: $54,900 CONTACT HELEN TODAY!! (205) 377-7272 h&#x [more]
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2978 Williamsburg Drive

$ 39.000
2978 Williamsburg Drive, Birmingham, AL 35215 2 BR / 1.5 BA 1.080 Sq. Ft. Built 1984 SALE PRICE: $39,000 Rented for [more]
2978 Williamsburg Drive, Birmingham, AL 35215 2 BR / 1.5 BA 1.080 Sq. Ft. Built 1984 SALE PRICE: $39,000 Rented for [more]
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2012 Ridge Ave

$ 42.000
2012 Ridge Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36106 2 BR / 2 BA SALE PRICE: $42,000 CONTACT STORMY TODAY!! (205) 461-3008 dstor [more]
2012 Ridge Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36106 2 BR / 2 BA SALE PRICE: $42,000 CONTACT STORMY TODAY!! (205) 461-3008 dstor [more]
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1505 Mims Street SW

$ 29.000
1505 Mims Street SW, Birmingham, AL 35211 3 BR / 1 BA 925 Sq. Ft. Built 1955 SALE PRICE: $29,000 CONTACT STORMY TOD [more]
1505 Mims Street SW, Birmingham, AL 35211 3 BR / 1 BA 925 Sq. Ft. Built 1955 SALE PRICE: $29,000 CONTACT STORMY TOD [more]
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2530 Lee Avenue SW

$ 18.500
2530 Lee Avenue SW, Birmingham, AL 35211 3 BR / 3 BA 1,738 Sq. Ft. Built 1944 SALE PRICE: $16,900 CONTACT STORMY TO [more]
2530 Lee Avenue SW, Birmingham, AL 35211 3 BR / 3 BA 1,738 Sq. Ft. Built 1944 SALE PRICE: $16,900 CONTACT STORMY TO [more]
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2760 17th Street Ensley

$ 10.900
2760 17th Street Ensley, Birmingham, AL 35208 3 BR / 1 BA 991 Sq. Ft. Built 1935 SALE PRICE: $10,900 CONTACT DAVID [more]
2760 17th Street Ensley, Birmingham, AL 35208 3 BR / 1 BA 991 Sq. Ft. Built 1935 SALE PRICE: $10,900 CONTACT DAVID [more]
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3228 Beech Avenue SW

$ 15.900
3228 Beech Avenue SW, Birmingham, AL 35227 4 BR / 1 BA 1120 Sq. Ft. Built 1935 SALE PRICE: $15,900 CONTACT ANDREW T [more]
3228 Beech Avenue SW, Birmingham, AL 35227 4 BR / 1 BA 1120 Sq. Ft. Built 1935 SALE PRICE: $15,900 CONTACT ANDREW T [more]
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2808 Dawson Avenue SW

$ 19.500
2808 Dawson Avenue SW, Birmingham, AL 35211 5 BR / 2 BA 2160 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $19,500 CONTACT ANDREW [more]
2808 Dawson Avenue SW, Birmingham, AL 35211 5 BR / 2 BA 2160 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $19,500 CONTACT ANDREW [more]
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6744 Dr Martin Luther King Dr

$ 21.900
6744 Dr Martin Luther King Drive, Birmingham, AL 35064 4 BR / 2 BA 1200 Sq. Ft. Built 1968 SALE PRICE: $21,900 CONT [more]
6744 Dr Martin Luther King Drive, Birmingham, AL 35064 4 BR / 2 BA 1200 Sq. Ft. Built 1968 SALE PRICE: $21,900 CONT [more]
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Under Contract

3423 Willow Lane

3423 Willow Lane, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 4 BR / 2 BA 1260 Sq. Ft. Built 1973 SALE PRICE: $22,000 CONTACT ANDREW TODAY [more]
3423 Willow Lane, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 4 BR / 2 BA 1260 Sq. Ft. Built 1973 SALE PRICE: $22,000 CONTACT ANDREW TODAY [more]
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1901 1st Street NE

$ 25.000
1901 1st Street NE, Birmingham, AL 35215 3 BR / 1 BA 1469 Sq. Ft. Built 1959 SALE PRICE: $25,000 CONTACT US TODAY!! [more]
1901 1st Street NE, Birmingham, AL 35215 3 BR / 1 BA 1469 Sq. Ft. Built 1959 SALE PRICE: $25,000 CONTACT US TODAY!! [more]
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3212 Avenue C

$ 6.900
3212 Avenue C, Bessemer, AL 35020 3 BR / 1 BA 968 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 ***SALE PRICE: $6,900*** CONTACT US TODAY!! (2 [more]
3212 Avenue C, Bessemer, AL 35020 3 BR / 1 BA 968 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 ***SALE PRICE: $6,900*** CONTACT US TODAY!! (2 [more]
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1534 Midway Street

$ 54.900
1534 Midway Street, Montgomery, AL 36110 3 BR / 1.5 BA 1,120 Sq. Ft. Built 1971 Property is currently rented for $6 [more]
1534 Midway Street, Montgomery, AL 36110 3 BR / 1.5 BA 1,120 Sq. Ft. Built 1971 Property is currently rented for $6 [more]
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1525 Meadow Lane

$ 29.500
1525 Meadow Lane, Birmingham AL 35228 2 BR / 1 BA 752 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 Rented for $575/Month SALE PRICE: $29,500 [more]
1525 Meadow Lane, Birmingham AL 35228 2 BR / 1 BA 752 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 Rented for $575/Month SALE PRICE: $29,500 [more]
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1204 Rose Lynn Ln

$ 93.900
Monthly Rent: $925 Annual Rent: $11,100 Check out the full proforma here: 1204 Rose Lynn Ln Proforma Information co [more]
Monthly Rent: $925 Annual Rent: $11,100 Check out the full proforma here: 1204 Rose Lynn Ln Proforma Information co [more]
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4255 Candle Brook Ln

$ 124.900
Monthly Rent: $1,195 Annual Rent: $14,340 Check out the full proforma here: 4255 Candle Brook Ln Proforma Informati [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,195 Annual Rent: $14,340 Check out the full proforma here: 4255 Candle Brook Ln Proforma Informati [more]
32 1.270 ft2full info
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600 3rd Terr

$ 124.900
Monthly Rent: $1,250 Annual Rent: $15,000 Check out the full proforma here: 600 3rd Terr Proforma Information conta [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,250 Annual Rent: $15,000 Check out the full proforma here: 600 3rd Terr Proforma Information conta [more]
31.5 1.370 ft2full info
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1200 Sweetwater Cir

$ 114.900
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 1200 Sweetwater Cir Proforma Informatio [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,150 Annual Rent: $13,800 Check out the full proforma here: 1200 Sweetwater Cir Proforma Informatio [more]
32 1.400 ft2full info
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